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Red Cross will help residents displaced by Dexter multi-family home fire

DEXTER, Maine. (June 19, 2020) – Disaster responders from the American Red Cross of Northern New England will be helping people displaced by a Friday multi-family home fire.


Red Cross disaster responders will be meeting with them Saturday to make sure that their immediate needs such as food, a safe place to sleep and other essentials are met. To protect safety, disasters responders follow coronavirus protocols including virtual interactions and social distancing.


The Red Cross will remain in contact with the displaced residents to provide community referrals as they begin their road to recovery.​


For tips on home fire preparedness, visit


The Red Cross helps people affected by home fires and other disasters with their immediate physical needs and also provides them with emotional support. Individuals wishing to support Red Cross Disaster Services can call (800) RED-CROSS or visit


About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or visit us on Facebook at @RedCrossNNE, Instagram at @RedCrossNNE or at Twitter at @ARC_NNE.

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